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‘Future’ of towns and cities depends on new act

Seismic activity is not limited to the San Andreas Fault. On July 1, 2015, in sunny South Africa, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act comes into op... Read Story

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China needs to let more air out of its equity bubble

When historians write the definitive accounts of the great Chinese stock bubble of 2015, this weekend’s rate move may deserve its own chapter.

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How Tesco turned the tide

Tesco’s simple tweaks put the British grocer back in front of its competitors, writes Paul Jarvis.

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Groom the youth as active decision makers
May 26 2015 at 04:34

A question and answer session with Barkha Mossae, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius.

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Africa is fertile ground for exponential companies, research and development
May 26 2015 at 05:00

Africa, while seen as an attractive investment destination, has been unable to shake perceptions that it lags behind the rest of the world in the use of innovative technology to drive business. However, it has the potentia... Read Story
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No more ‘quick and dirty’ fixes for Greece
May 26 2015 at 04:52

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde correctly said last week that the protracted negotiations between Greece and its official creditors required “a comprehensive approach, not a quick and ... Read Story
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Analysis: Portugal’s enthusiasm for change is fading despite praise
May 26 2015 at 04:36

Celebrated among Europe’s elite as a model of how to reform an economy after a debt binge, Portugal’s enthusiasm for change has waned as Europe loses its appetite for further belt-tightening.

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Can the colonel save an ailing brand?
May 25 2015 at 12:05

Is Kentucky Fried Chicken’s new ad campaign a first sign of revival or a last act of desperation?

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In North Korea, women make the money
May 25 2015 at 12:04

Women earn more than 70 percent of household income in North Korea, reports Ju-min Park.

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Premier has done his bit on e-tolls, now it’s our turn
May 25 2015 at 05:04

What do you think is the key attribute a leader should possess? There is no one easy answer.

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South Africa not alone in the dark
May 24 2015 at 12:45

South Africa once led the world in the number of days in the year when our national electricity grid failed.

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Takata is the real safety hazard
May 24 2015 at 13:11

The dubious honour of triggering the largest consumer recall in US history now belongs to the Japanese vehicle parts supplier Takata.

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Mining deaf to community input
May 24 2015 at 11:52

The Chamber of Mines at its recent AGM was adamant that the “mining industry has done more for transformation than any other component of the private sector.

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